Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel
Mr. Gilbert is the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Carnelian Energy Capital Management, L.P., where he oversees Carnelian’s administrative, compliance and legal functions. Prior to joining Carnelian, Mr. Gilbert was an attorney in the Houston office of Bracewell LLP, an international law firm. While at Bracewell, Mr. Gilbert was involved in the representation and counsel to clients in a variety of transactions, including financing, leasing and acquisition and divestiture transactions in the oil and gas and real estate industries. Mr. Gilbert also held leadership roles on firm-wide recruiting and culture committees. He is a Chambers-rated attorney and has been recognized by Texas Monthly as a “rising star”. Mr. Gilbert grew up in Houston, Texas, and received a Bachelor’s of Journalism with highest honors from The University of Texas at Austin and a J.D. with honors from The University of Texas School of Law.